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[Librarian Researches History Project, Marshall]
Mrs. Dorothy Morrison, (at left), Marshall Public Library director, interviews an unidentified woman for a Black History project which was a collaboration between the library and community leaders. The time was c1976. The place and identity of the subject interviewed (at right) are not known. The result of the project was two volumes of collected interviews and essays about people, churches, businesses and schools. The books are "The Black Citizen and Democracy." They are in the library's collection.
[Library Assistant Checks out Books to a Patron]
At Marshall Public Library, a library assistant checks out books to a library patron. Both women are unidentified.
[Library Assistant Gives Snacks to Children]
A library assistant gives snacks to children as part of a Marshall Public Library program. The assistant and children are unidentified. The library has maintained active children's programming since its beginning.
[Library Assistant Supervises Picnic]
An unidentified library assistant supervises the picnic which was part of the play day at Marshall Public Library during the 1970's. The play day concluded the library's summer reading program that year.
[Library Assistant Tends Circulation Desk]
A library assistant, unidentified, tends the circulation desk at the new Marshall Public Library.
[Library Benefactor George Olincy]
George Olincy, benefactor to the Marshall Public Library building project. He was chairman of the Andrew Norman Foundation and offered a challenge grant toward a new library building to Audrey Kariel, Project Director. He suggested that the challenge be given to the Friends of a Public Library rather than the city of Marshall. The Friends were able to match the challenge. The cooperation of the city, the library trustees, and the Friends ensured a successful building project that has been a source of civic pride.
[Library Benefactors at a Library Function]
Library benefactors Virginia Gold Olinsky, second from left, and Bernice Gold Kranson, right, are shown with other library supporters at a reception during the opening weekend of the Marshall Public Library, October, 1973.
[Library Benefactors at Marshall Opening]
Library benefactors greet other library supporters at the reception for the new Marshall Public Library on October 20, 1973. Third from left is Mrs. George Gold Olincy, then her sister Mrs. Bernice Gold Kranson, fourth from left, and then Mr. George Olincy, right. The Mose and Etta Gold auditorium at the library was named for the Gold's parents.
[Library Benefactress, Virginia Gold Olincy]
Mrs. George (Virginia Gold) Olincy of Los Angeles, California, was a trustee of the Andrew Norman Foundation that gave a challenge grant toward the building of the Marshall Public Library. As a former librarian, she was interested in this particular project for her home town of Marshall. The auditorium in the new library was named in memory of her parents, Mose and Etta Gold.
[Library Circulation Desk Staff]
Two library staff members, unidentified, discuss business at Marshall Public Library's circulation desk in 1978.
[Library Clerk Processes Books]
Library clerk Naomi Rhea processes books in the workroom at Marshall Public Library. At the time of the photograph, c1984, Mrs. Rhea used a typewriter for typing accession records. Within a few years, the typewriter was replaced by the microcomputer.
[Library Director]
Mrs. Dorothy Morrison, Library Director from 1970-1984, in her office at the new Marshall Public Library. She was the city library's first director, commuting from her home town of Hawkins. Following her death, the newspaper-on-microfilm collection was dedicated to her memory.
[Library Director Dorothy Morrison with a Small Patron]
Dorothy Morrison, early director of the Marshall Public Library, shows a toy to a young patron during the Christmas season. The library is shown festively decorated for the holidays.
[Library Display Honors the Nation's Bicentennial]
Mrs. Dorothy Morrison, Marshall Public Library Director, presents a display to honor the nation's Bicentennial in 1976. The Liberty Bell replica was donated to the library by Marshall National Bank on July 1, 1976. The librarian holds a copy of the Declaration of Independence.
[Library Display Showcases Liberty]
Mrs. Dorothy Morrison, Marshall Public Library Director, shows off a display about Liberty. In the center of the display is a replica of the Liberty Bell, given by Marshall National Bank in 1976. Mrs. Morrison holds a reproduction of a liberty document. Books, small flags and a model cannon round out the display.
[Library Features]
Two features at Marshall Public Library in this photograph, c1973-1984, are the card catalog at left and a paperback book rack at right. Several drawers have been removed from the catalog. In the backgraound is a curtained window. In the foreground is a "Kik stool," still a necessary item in most libraries.
[Library Stacks]
Reference stacks in the new Marshall Public Library.
[Library Staff]
Staff member Rita Huck types accession records for new books at the Marshall Public Library.
[Library Staff and Trustee]
Ms. Jane Harris, Marshall Public Library assistant, observes as Mr. James Hodges, Trustee, signs documents.
[Library Staff Member]
A library staff member, unidentified, stands in the staff lounge of the Marshall Public Library. She worked with the children's summer reading program. The door to the workroom is at right.
[Library Staff Member]
Library clerk Mrs. K. Parker assisted at Marshall Public Library during the 1970's decade.
[Library Storage Cabinets]
These cabinets in the reference area of Marshall Public Library were a storage aid planned at the building of the library. They have been used for storage of art prints, audio tapes, and other items that are not readily stored elsewhere. The top of the cabinets and the wall above have provided display space for two and three dimensional items on exhibit.
[Library Student Worker]
A student worker (name unknown) assists with book processing in the workroom of Marshall Public Library. The library is one of the locations used to place students from a local university's work-study program. This liason benefits the library by expanding its personnel. The students' duties include shelving, book processing, and assisting with storytime.
[Library Supporter]
A library supporter, unidentified, poses in front of the window in the Marshall Pulic Library Director's office.
[Library Supporter Earns Accolades]
Mrs. Audrey Kariel, who was Project Director for the building of the new Marshall Public Library in 1973, holds a plaque awarded for her work. The event occured in the library's Gold auditorium on its opening weekend, October 20, 1973. Mrs. Kariel said the plaque was "A suprise [for her] - recognizing her work to make the MPL's dream come true."
[Library Supporter, Marshall]
A library patron and supporter, unidentified, is shown in Marshall Public Library. The reading area and stacks are visible in the background.
[Library Supporter Speaks at Dinner]
A library supporter speaks at a dinner celebrating the opening of Marshall Public Library in 1973.
[Library Supporter Speaks Persuasively for New Library]
Don Harper, library supporter, presents a persuasive speech to convince the public of the need for a new public library building. According to the caption, he emphasized, "Now, not later, is the time to act." The new library in Marshall, Texas opened October, 1973.
[Library Supporters]
Dr. Rutledge McClaran of Marshall, Texas is pictured in a newspaper photo with a fellow library supporter, Mrs. Warren F. Keyes. Both served as presidents of the local Friends of a Public Library organization during the group's early years. Mrs. Keyes was also a member of the women's clubs which owned the private lending library which predated the Marshall Public Library. She successfully advocated for a public library.
[Library Supporters Applaud Achievement]
Library supporter Carolyn Abney, right, and an unidentified man applaud an achievement at a meeting in Marshall. Behind them is a flag and an artist's rendering of the new public library building, which was complete in 1973.
[Library Supporters at Celebration Dinner]
A group of supporters who participated in the project to build a new Marshall Public Library are shown at a celebration dinner in 1973, when the library was completed. At right is Audrey Kariel, Project Coordinator. Others in the picture are unidentified.
[Library Supporters at Gala Reception for Library Opening]
Fenn Lewis, center, Mrs. George (Virginia Gold) Olincy to his right, and Mrs. Audrey Kariel, to his left, chat at the reception to celebrate the opening of the new Marshall Public Library in October, 1973. These three were key constituents in the drive to get the library constructed. Others in the picture are unidentified.
[Library Supporters at Opening Celebration, Marshall]
Library supporters celebrate the opening of the new Marshall Public Library in 1973. From left are an unidentified woman, Mrs. George Olincy, an unidentified woman, an unidentified man, and Mrs. Bernice Gold Kranson. The Olincys and Mrs. Kranson provided funds for the library's auditorium from the family foundation.
[Library Supporters Gather]
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Mann gather at a library function.
[Library Supporters Host Reception]
Two library supporters celebrated the new Marshall Public Library at this reception in 1973. At left is Tony Bridges, chairman of the building project. The woman pouring punch is unidentified.
[Library Supporters Pose at Library Opening]
Audrey Kariel, Project Director, and Carolyn Abney, civic leader and library supporter, pose at the reception for the grand opening of new Marshall Public Library October 20, 1973.
[Library Supporters, Ray and Mona Lawson]
Ray and Mona Lawson, library suppporters, attended the reception for the opening of Marshall Public Library on October 20, 1973.
[Library Technology from the 20th Century]
A unit of audio-visual equipment from the 1970's awaits a patron at Marshall Public Library.
[Library Volunteer]
Volunteers contributed countless hours in the early years at Marshall Public Library. Here Mrs. A. O. Smith checks in books at the circulation desk.
[Library Volunteer]
An unidentified volunteer at Marshall Public Library, Marshall, does processing work using a typewriter before computers came into use. Around her are the book carts, storage units, and supplies found typically in a library workroom.
[Library Volunteer]
A volunteer at Marshall Public Library assists with filing at a desk in the library workroom. Another woman works some catalog card trays nearby. Neither woman is identified.
[Library Volunteer at Copy Machine]
A library volunteer, unidentified, operates the copy machine at Marshall Public Library.
[Library Volunteer at Her Duties]
Margie was a volunteer at Marshall Public Library in 1978. Here she assists at the circulation desk. Volunteers donated countless hours to the library during its early years.
[Library Volunteer Tends Circulation Desk]
A library volunteer, unidentified, tends the circulation desk at Marshall Public Library during the 1970's. At that time, libraries used book cards, due date cards, and charging machines to check items in or out. The process required considerable time to sort and file the book cards by date. In addition, patron cards had to be made. Volunteers gave countless hours to the library to tasks like these.
[Library Volunteers at Reception]
Three volunteers at Marshall Public Library attend a reception. The public area of the library is shown with a large globe in the foregound, a desk in the middle, and the card catalog in the background. On the wall at the rear are art prints which the library circulated at that time.
[Library Workroom]
A library clerk (name unknown) is busy in the Marshall Public Library workroom during the 1970's.
[Library's Photocopier]
This photocopier was current when Marshall Public Library opened in 1973.
[Lions Host Fish Fry to Benefit Marshall Public Library]
The Lions Club of Marshall hosted a fish fry in April, 1972 to benefit the Marshall Public Library Building Fund. Harrison Forbes, club president, stands with Martin Spangler, who headed the fund-raising drive for the Friends of the Public Library. The two men stand in front of the Lions Club's banner; in front of them are promotional placards in the shape of fish on a string.
[Listening Station in Library's Children's Area]
A listening station is ready for use in the children's reading area at Marshall Public Library. Cushions provide seating around a low table. In the center are power plugs, audio plugs, and earphones. A rug underneath the area sets the space apart. Stacks with children's books are visible at left and a long table with benches at right is child-size. A window with curtains controls light at the rear.
[Listening Stations in Library's Children's Area]
The children's area at Marshall Public Library, c1973, featured a round table with floor cushions where children could listen to stories. In the left background is a special reading table with benches and dual-sloped tabletop. In the right background are bookstacks and a range for display.